Student, 15, charged for allegedly making bomb threat to Gar-Field High School in Virginia

Police tape (MGN Online file photo)

A 15-year-old student was charged for allegedly making a bomb threat on March 5 to Gar-Field High School in Woodbridge.

The teen boy was charged with knowingly communicating a false threat to bomb, and is being held at a juvenile detention center, according to Prince William County Police.

Investigators say a student reported to a School Resource Officer that he overheard another student "making statements" about putting a bomb in the school.

According to Prince William County Police, the officer identified the student and learned the threat wasn't legitimate.

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